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A book called The Music of the Primes recently crossed my reading table. It s the tale of how millennia of mathematicians have tried to unravel the mysteries of prime numbers. I m not a math guy whatsoever, but the book was interesting in that it showed how mathematicians think and that many of them are just plain nuts.

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2007

HYPERVENTILATION

Recent studies document a high incidence of hyperventilation by prehospital providers, with a potentially detrimental effect on outcome in traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Posted Sunday, September 16, 2007

ED Kiosks Let Patients Avoid Long Lines

DallasED provides self-service computer kiosks for patient check-in.

Posted Sunday, September 16, 2007

Health Issues Linger for 9/11 Responders

It takes less than a year for doctors to treat most patients with Hodgkin's disease. Ryan McCormick has been battling the lymphatic system cancer for four.

Posted Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Hearts don't keep beat with iPods, study hints

Researchers say the music devices interfered with pacemakers in nearly 30 percent of their test group.

Posted Monday, September 10, 2007

Sick 9/11 Responders Still Coming Forward

Six years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the number of first responders and workers who are ill and are seeking monitoring and treatment continues to rise, a trend that surprises the medical professionals caring for them.

Posted Sunday, September 9, 2007

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A Slice of Humble Pie

In this case, almost everyone involved thought there was nothing significantly wrong with the patient. Check the ECG strips and test your assessment.

Posted Wednesday, September 5, 2007

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A Slice of Humble Pie

In this case, almost everyone involved thought there was nothing significantly wrong with the patient. Check the ECG strips and test your assessment.

Posted Wednesday, September 5, 2007

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Proper Strap Tightness for Immobilization

A recent study was conducted at the University of North Carolina Hospitals Emergency Department in an attempt to define adequate spinal immobilization.

Posted Saturday, August 4, 2007


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